- Describe acute stage/protection phase
- Describe chronic stage/return to function phase
- Explain management of rheumatoid arthritis/active disease period
- Explain similarities and differences between fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome
- Identify fractures; site, extent, configuration, relationship of the fragment and environment
- Explain management guidelines for postoperative rehabilitation
- Describe spinal pathologies and impaired spinal function
- Explain the use of tissue grafts and applications of
- Describe patterns of muscle weakness and functional loss with peripheral nerve injuries in upper and lower extremity
- Describe musculoskeletal diagnoses involving impaired nerve function
- Explain deep stabilization (core) muscle activation training compared to global muscle stabilization exercises
- Understand common aerobic exercises and effects on the spine
- Explain functional activities early and advance phases
BOC: 2.75 Continuing Education Units
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Program Faculty: Course content includes chapters 10-13 of the book “Therapeutic Exercise Foundations and Techniques” 5th Edition, by Carolyn Kisner & Lynn Colby. Assessment created by Rachel Livingstone MA, AT, and Susan Callagy MA, AT, PTA, CSCS.
The passing score for this course is 80%. The course is self-paced, home study format. All materials are available ONLINE immediately after purchase and is available for 6 months.
Cancellation/refund available up to 30 days after purchase. For further information visit our How Courses Work page.
This course is intended for Certified Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Strength & Conditioning Specialists, etc.
Sport Medics is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers.